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The Pals Battalions were the brainchild of Lord Derby, encouraging young men to serve with their friends, neighbours, work colleagues or even team mates. Our series of Pals records include information from medal index cards, service records and other contemporary sources to provide the most complete picture of the Pals Battalions to date.

The Birmingham Pals were three battalions raised from men volunteering in the city of Birmingham in September 1914. They became the 14th, 15th and 16th Service Battalions of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment.

These records contain details to company and platoon level and list just under 4,000 men.